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The Rev. Richard Goeres The Rev. Richard Goeres is a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America serving in North Carolina. He is the 2014 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY.

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The Rev. Richard Goeres

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

The Rev. Richard Goeres is the 2014 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award, given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY.

Richard is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America currently serving as an interim pastor in North Carolina. in 2014-2015 he had a one-year term serving two churches in North Carolina, Augsburg Lutheran in Winston-Salem as associate pastor, and Shiloh Lutheran in Lewisville, while also serving an Episcopal-Lutheran parish in Galax, VA once a month.

He is a graduate of Roanoke College in Salem, VA, and North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He earned his master of divinity degree from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina.


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The Rev. Richard Goeres

Speaking the Truth in Love

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

14th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

August 30, 2015

The Rev. Richard Goeres (ELCA)

"Well, it's like you said--the good news is that we're all sinners, right?"

My friend's active listening skills provided just the mirror I needed to realize that my own feeble witness to the Gospel had landed a bit askew.

We had been talking about black and white race relations in America, a couple of young white clergy grabbing a quick dinner before heading to a local gathering called, "Doing our own work: white people working to end racism."

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